Just Curious...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RidgeRunner Hen, May 10, 2011.

  1. RidgeRunner Hen

    RidgeRunner Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently purchased some new chicks and placed them in a chicken truck within my coop. Next thing I know one of my hens goes broody.
    Coincidence or did the chicks being within the coop give her incentive to go broody?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Nope. Just coincidence. Good luck with her.
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Could be the hen was on the verge of being broody and you didnt realize it? I don't think we'll ever know the truth of your question [​IMG] I wish I knew of some truth to it all-I'd be putting chicks all over my place trying to get alot of my hens to go broody! [​IMG] My bators are on their last incubation for the season and I depend on broodies for the Summer to finish up my hatching and raising and I only have 1 right now-a bantam [​IMG] Im hoping to fnd 2-3 broody hens when my chicks are due to hatch this week. Nothing like giving them instant gratification!!! hahaha
     

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